• Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is one of the oldest published scientific journals published in the United States, and among the top ten cited multidisciplinary scientific journals worldwide. Continuously published since 1824, Ann NY Acad Sci is the premier publication of the Academy, offering commissioned review, perspective, and commentary articles in several topical areas largely in the biomedical sciences, in addition to original research articles in select areas. Although primarily focused in biomedicine and biology, the scope of Ann NY Acad Sciextends to diverse fields, including psychology, anthropology, and philosophy. Edited in consultation with experts in their fields, all papers are rigorously peer reviewed and, when published, available in over 11,000 institutions worldwide. Ann NY Acad Sci received over 1.8 million unique visitors and had 1.5 million full-text downloads in 2015; the current impact factor is 4.518.

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